Category Archives: Decorating Tips and Tricks

Designing with Fall’s Hottest Colors

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks, Interior Design Trends, Seasonal Design   |   20 October 2013, 21.57   |   comments: 0

Every year, consumers are presented with several different colors purported to be the year’s hottest hues. There’s the Pantone Color of the Year, the shades seen at international furniture shows in Milan, New York City and elsewhere, and then there’s those colors considered trendy for a single season. Now that San Diego is in the midst of a beautiful autumn, we’d like to share some of those colors we’ve seen trending online that lend themselves perfectly to adding fall flair to your home or office.

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Tips for Bringing Autumn From the Outdoors In

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks, Seasonal Design   |   6 October 2013, 21.33   |   comments: 0

There’s something about autumn that seems to speak to many of us. Whether it’s the crisply cool nights, the prospect of watching football games or the scent of baked apple goodies, the fall season heralds the end of the year and the upcoming holiday season – traditionally nostalgic times. If you are known to wax eloquent about everything autumn, then there’s no reason you can’t bring the season indoors all year long. Here are our tips for doing just that, using a combination of materials and colors.

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How to Combine Antique and Contemporary Styles in Your Home

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks, Office Design   |   25 September 2013, 23.36   |   comments: 0

While we believe that anyone can come into our showrooms and find furnishings they love, most of our customers would be considered those with a “contemporary” sense of style. That doesn’t mean, however, that they must limit themselves to strictly modern furnishings. In fact, combining a few vintage or antique pieces with contemporary furniture and art is a very creative way to express your unique personality in the home or office. Let us help you do it right with these ideas.

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Tips for Turning Your Outdoor Space into an Entertaining Place

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks, Outdoor Design   |   25 September 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

It’s that time of year again – time to move the indoors out to make the most of San Diego’s mild fall season. And it’s easy to do with our Contemporary Design Collection of outdoor furniture, which includes the type of furnishings you might see in the most upscale hotels and resorts while on vacation. With these tips for decorating your patio or deck, you can enjoy a staycation in your own backyard while entertaining family and friends sure to be impressed with your sophisticated sense of style.

San Diego’s beautiful fall weather is just around the corner – are you ready to take advantage of it by entertaining on your resort-worthy deck or patio?

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How to Maximize Your Space with Color and Patterns

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks   |   9 September 2013, 21.13   |   comments: 0

When you have a limited amount of space to work with, it might seem that the best way to treat it is with a monochromatic color scheme or color and pattern details that are neutral instead of bold. When done right, that can look quite dramatic and sophisticated, but many times it just looks, well, boring (especially if not done right)! Bold or saturated color can be just what a small room needs. Here are our tips for decorating your small space using exciting color and patterns.

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